2013 Review

Wow, another year has passed by, I hope everyone’s having a great holiday so far! This year had been more productive than the last year 🙂     Project started : project completed : project often worn ratio this year: 31:28:26   Some of the pieces that has seen the most amount of wear:

Looking back on 2011 and forward on 2012!

I know I am a little late to the party, but I finally got some time to reflect back on my sewing journey in 2011, and post about planned project for 2012! In 2012, not counting any projects for Kaylee or hubby or utilitarian projects (hemming *blah*, curtains *blah*, wallets, baby stuff… etc), my ratioContinue reading “Looking back on 2011 and forward on 2012!”

How to Alter Your Basic Coat Pattern for a Flared Coat

Its almost the end of 2010!  One thing I wanted to post before the end of the year is how I made my lady grey inspired coat. I used a basic coat pattern — McCall 5525: The alterations are fairly simple. Here are the 4 bodice pieces: All you really need to do is toContinue reading “How to Alter Your Basic Coat Pattern for a Flared Coat”